The Sicilian Dragon Vol. 1: Main Line with 9.Bc4 – GM Peter Heine Nielsen

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The Sicilian Dragon Vol. 1: Main Line with 9.Bc4 - Peter Heine Nielsen
The Sicilian Dragon Vol. 1: Main Line with 9.Bc4 – GM Peter Heine Nielsen

The Sicilian Dragon is one of Black’s most daring openings, leading to fascinating positions with opposite castling and strong mutual attacks.

This DVD provides a complete and up-to-date repertoire to help Black to score with the Dragon.

Daring exchange sacrifices are mixed with in-depth analysis of Black’s most reliable defenses to give Black numerous options to play.

The DVD includes games from the world’s elite, correspondence games, and even engine games to bring you up to speed with current developments in the Dragon.

Volume one of the DVD deals with 9 Bc4, White’s sharpest option, and shows how Black can counter this ambitious try by White with the main lines of the Soltis variation (12…h5), which was played by Magnus Carlsen regularly as well.

The DVD is aimed at the ambitious tournament player who wants a sharp but well-founded repertoire that puts immediate pressure on his opponent.

But it is also for all chess players who want to know more about the secrets of what might well be the sharpest of all chess openings.

  • Video running time: 4 hours 20 minutes
  • With interactive training including video feedback
  • Exclusive database with 100 essential games
  • Including CB 12 Reader
GM Peter Heine Neilsen
GM Peter Heine Neilsen

About the Author:

The Danish Grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen is a well-known opening expert.

He worked with Magnus Carlsen, when the young Norwegian player used the Dragon as one of his weapons against 1.e4.

He was second to World Champion Anand in his matches against Vladimir Kramnik, Veselin Topalov and Boris Gelfand.

Recently, he started to work again with Magnus Carlsen.

System Requirements:

Minimum: Dual Core, 2 GB RAM, Windows 7 or 8.1, DirectX11, graphics card with 256 MB RAM, DVD-ROM drive, Windows Media Player 9, ChessBase 14/Fritz 16 or included Reader and internet access for program activation.

Recommended: PC Intel i5 (Quadcore), 4 GB RAM, Windows 10, DirectX11, graphics card with 512 MB RAM or more, 100% DirectX10-compatible sound card, Windows Media Player 11, DVD-ROM drive and internet access for program activation.

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4 hours 20 minutes



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